Samek Music

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Victoria Samek welcomes you to Samek Music

The home of  Clarinet & Saxophone Classics Recordings and Publications.

Founded in 1992 by acclaimed clarinettist Victoria Samek, Clarinet & Saxophone Classics celebrates the single reed in all its richness and diversity.

This specialist and unique label is devoted to releasing top quality recordings of imaginative and enticing programmes. Including world premieres to central repertoire, rare masterworks to historical jazz, all recorded by the finest artists of today on modern and period instruments, as well as sympathetically restored LPs and 78s of great figures from the past. Each album is supported by informative notes adding to the pleasure and rich experience to be enjoyed by all listeners.

Clarinet & Saxophone Classics has expanded into publications representing foremost composers of today as well as younger generation composers. With a commitment to rare repertoire, Clarinet & Saxophone Classics Publications also promotes a series of sensitively transcribed gems from the Baroque and Romantic period. Publications are avialble in digital format from Samek Music and printed format directly from June Emerson Wind Music

She is supported by a dedicated team:

Mark Hartt-Palmer director of WillowHayne Records - Sales and International Distribution. Steve Bingham – Website Consultant, Technical & Editing Support. Hannah Whale (Fruition) – Artwork & Design. Samek Music is proud to have as part of the team the Historical Recordings Specialist Malcolm McMillan. With a lifetime of dedicated research has resulted in an immense collection of rare 78 and LP recordings. Combined with his specialist technical and engineer restoration skills, these great clarinet and saxophone players from the past can be enjoyed by listeners in physical and digital formats.

Having created her own brand, Samek Music, Victoria is committed to excellence through recordings, publications and learning and coaching resources. Samek Music is dedicated to the clarinet and saxophone, giving a focus for the wonderful world of the single reed. 

As performer and educator, Victoria Samek has developed a ground breaking process for the 21st century performer. Organise, Prioritise, Commit (OPC); The Training, Testing & Performing Process. Informed and inspired by her Masters in Performance Science and a lifetime as performer and educator, the OPC Handbook will be published in September 2024. Visit opcprocess.com

Samek Music Logos designed by Fruition, OPC Logo by Peter Davin.

Photo credits: Victoria Samek and multiple instruments: Simon Weir & Olivia Wild

 

 

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